October 2022

Weeping willows above the River Cherwell in Banbury

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Newsletter October 2022

Diary

DateTimeEvent details
Sat 1st11amMeeting for Worship during Just Stop Oil protest
Friends House, London.
Sat 1st12noonPeace Rally
USAF Croughton
Sat 8th (TBC)11amMeeting for Worship during Just Stop Oil protest
Friends House, London
Sat 8th3pmAbingdon Peace Group jumble sale
Northcourt Centre
Sun 9thAfter MfWLearning Sunday
Thurs 13th–Sat 15thAll dayExhibition: African History Season
Christ Church, Northcourt Road
Sat 15th10:30am Regional Meeting
Reading Meeting House
Fri 21st7:30pmQuaker and Bahá’í friendship evening
Oxford Meeting House
Tues 18th (TBC)8pm (TBC)Abingdon Peace Group
Northcourt Centre
Wed 19th (TBC)7:30pm (TBC)Abingdon Carbon Cutters
(Venue TBC)
Tues 25th7pmFaith in Action Quarterly Gathering: Bayard Austin
Zoom
Wed 26th7:0pmTim Gee speaks about the visit to Ukraine by FWCC
 Oxford Meeting House and Zoom

Photo by Liz Matthews.

September 2022

Newsletter

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Newsletter September 2022

Diary

DateTimeEvent Details
Sun 4thc11:45amMeeting for Worship for Business
Abbey Centre
Sat 10th10:30amArea Meeting and Spiritual Nurture session
Marlborough Meeting House
Sun 18th2pmAnnual outing
Chris & Kate Sewell’s home
Tues 20th8pmAbingdon Peace Group
Northcourt Centre
Wed 21stTBCAbingdon Carbon Cutters
TBC

Photo by Liz Matthews.

August 2022

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Newsletter August 2022

Diary

DateTimeEvent Details
Sat 6th7:45amHiroshima Day vigil
War memorial
10:30amRepair café: sewing
Climate Emergency Centre
Sun 7th11amRemembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Bonn Square, Oxford
3:30pmPeace picnic
Abbey Meadows
Sat 20th10:30amRepair café: electrical etc. items; bike checks
Climate Emergency Centre
September
Sun 4thc11:45amMeeting for Worship for Business
Abbey Centre
Sat 10th10:30amArea Meeting and Spiritual Nurture session
Marlborough Meeting House
Sun 18thTBATBA Annual outing
Chris & Kate Sewell’s home (address TBA)
October
Sat 15thTBABORM
Reading Meeting House

Photo by Liz Matthews

July 2022

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Diary

DateTimeEvent details
Sun 3rd10:15amMeeting for Worship followed by
Meeting for Worship for Business
Northcourt Centre
Thurs 7th7–8:30pmOSAM Safeguarding meeting for members and attenders
Zoom
 7:30pmOutreach Meeting for Worship
St Ethelwold’s
Sat 9th10:30amAll-Age Area Meeting
Faringdon Meeting House
Sun 10th10:30amMeeting for Worship
St Ethelwold’s garden (Garden Room if wet)
Fri 15th7pmFriday with Friends: Jane Mactggart
Oxford Meeting House
Sun 17th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
 AfternoonChildren’s Outing
Tues 19th8pmAbingdon Peace Group
Zoom
Wed 20th7:30pmAbingdon Carbon Cutters
St Ethelwold’s House
Thurs 21st7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sun 24th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Sun 31st10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre

Photo by Liz Matthews

June 2022

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Diary

Please remember to bring your face covering to indoor Meetings for Worship. Thank you!

DateTimeEvent details
Thurs 2nd11am–3pmCiA activities at the Platinum Jubilee Festival
Rye Farm
 7:30pmOutreach Meeting for Worship
St Ethelwold’s
Sun 5th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Thurs 9th7–8:30pmOSAM Safeguarding meeting for DBS verifiers and those involved in nominations
Zoom
Sun 12th10:30amMeeting for Worship followed by
Special Meeting for Business
St Ethelwold’s garden (Garden Room if wet)
Thurs 16th7–8:30pmOSAM Safeguarding meeting for those involved in children’s and young people’s work
Zoom
 7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Wed 15th7:30pmAbingdon Carbon Cutters
Venue TBC
Sun 19th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Tues 21st8pmAbingdon Peace Group
Zoom
Sun 26th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Thurs 30th7–8:30pmOSAM Safeguarding meeting for Spiritual and Pastoral Care Groups
Zoom

Photo by Liz Matthews

May 2022

Newsletter

We now publish our monthly newsletter online in PDF format. For reasons of data privacy and/or copyright, certain information and/or images may have been removed from the online version. If you would like to receive the full newsletter each month, please send an email to newsletter@abingdonquakers.org.uk and we will add you to the circulation list.

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Diary

Before attending an indoor Meeting for Worship, please take a lateral flow test (if possible) and remember to bring your face covering. Thank you!

DateTimeEvent details
Sun 1st10:15amMeeting for Worship followed by
Business Meeting
Northcourt Centre
Thurs 5th7:30pmOutreach Meeting for Worship
St Ethelwold’s
Sun 8th10:30amMeeting for Worship
St Ethelwold’s garden (Garden Room if wet)
Sun 15th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
 After MeetingBring & Share Lunch
Roger Baker’s home
Thurs 19th3pmArea Meeting
Charney Manor
 7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sun 22nd10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Sun 29th10:15amMeeting for Worship, joining YM in spirit (see page 5)
Northcourt Centre

Photo by Liz Matthews

April 2022

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We now publish our monthly newsletter online in PDF format. For reasons of data privacy and/or copyright, certain information and/or images may have been removed from the online version. If you would like to receive the full newsletter each month, please send an email to newsletter@abingdonquakers.org.uk and we will add you to the circulation list.

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Diary

Indoor Meetings for Worship remain subject to the Covid precautions in place at our venues. Please take a lateral flow test before you come (if possible) and remember to bring your face covering. Thank you!

DateTimeEvent details
Sun 3rd10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Thurs 7th  7:30pmOutreach Meeting for Worship
St Ethelwold’s House
Sun 10th10:30amMeeting for Worship
Garden or Garden room, St Ethelwold’s House
Wed 13th7:30pmAbingdon Carbon Cutters: ’20-Minute Neighbourhoods’
St Ethelwold’s House
Thurs 14th  7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sun 17th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Tues 19th8pmAbingdon Peace Group: ‘The Ukraine Crisis’
Zoom
Thurs 21st7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sat 23rd10:30amRegional Meeting
Oxford Meeting House and Zoom
Sun 24th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Thurs 28th7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
May  
Sun 1st11:40amBusiness Meeting
Sun 15thTBABring & Share Lunch
Thurs 19th3pmArea Meeting
Charney Manor

Photo by Liz Matthews

March 2022

Indoor Meetings for Worship remain subject to the Covid precautions in place at our venues. Please take a lateral flow test before you come (if possible) and remember to bring your face covering. Thank you!

From April 2022 we will also be publishing an abridged version of our newsletter on this page.

DateTimeEvent details
Thurs 3rd7:30pmOutreach Meeting for Worship (blended)
St Ethelwold’s & Zoom
Fri 4th2:30pmWorld Day of Prayer service (see our February newsletter)
Salvation Army, West St Helen St
Sun 6th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Thurs 10th7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sat 12th10:30amArea Meeting & Spiritual Nurture session
Charlbury Meeting House & Zoom
Sun 13th10:30amMeeting for Worship
Garden or Garden room, St Ethelwold’s
Tues 15th7:30pmAbingdon Peace Group
Zoom
Wed 16th7:30pmAbingdon Carbon Cutters
Zoom
Thurs 17th7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sun 20th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Thurs 24th7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sun 27th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Tues 29th7:30pmSilent Reflections incl. optional labyrinth walk (see our November 2022 newsletter)
St Michael & All Angels Church

Photo of snowdrops in Close’s Field, Cumnor, by Liz Matthews

February 2022

Indoor Meetings for Worship are socially distanced as per the restrictions in place at our venues. Please take a lateral flow test before you come (if possible) and remember to bring your face covering. Thank you!

DateTimeEvent details
Thurs 3rd7:30pmOutreach Meeting for Worship (blended)
St Ethelwold’s & Zoom
Sun 6th10:15amMeeting for Worship followed by Business Meeting
Northcourt Centre
Thurs 10th7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sun 13th10:30amMeeting for Worship
Garden room, St Ethelwold’s
Tues 15th8pmAbingdon Peace Group
Zoom
Wed 16th7:30pmAbingdon Carbon Cutters
Zoom
Thurs 17th7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sun 20th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Thurs 24th7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sun 27th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Mon 28th7:30pmCiA Lent Lectures: 1
St Helen’s Church

Photo of Ducklington village pond by Liz Matthews

January 2022

Indoor Meetings for Worship are socially distanced as per the restrictions in place at our venues. Please take a lateral flow test before you come and remember to bring your face covering. Thank you!

DateTimeEvent details
Sun 2nd10:15amMeeting for Worship followed by Business Meeting
Northcourt Centre
Wed 5th7pmOSAM-wide ‘Living in the Spirit’ conversation
Zoom (meeting ID and link TBA)
Thurs 6th  7:30pmOutreach Meeting for Worship (blended)
St Ethelwold’s & Zoom
Sun 9th10:30amMeeting for Worship
Garden room, St Ethelwold’s
Wed 12th5:30pmOSAM-wide Zoom gathering: Communications
Thurs 13th7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sat 15th10am–4pmArea Meeting
Zoom (TBC)
Sun 16th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Tues 18th8pmAbingdon Peace Group
Wed 19th5:30pmOSAM-wide Zoom gathering: Outreach
 7:30pmAbingdon Carbon Cutters
Thurs 20th7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sun 23rd10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre
Wed 26th5:30pmOSAM-wide Zoom gathering: Premises management
Thurs 27th7:30pmMeeting for Worship on Zoom
Sat 29th10:00–11:30amIs COP26 enough? (QCEA & Northern Friends Peace Board event)
Zoom
Sun 30th10:15amMeeting for Worship
Northcourt Centre